Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 128 114
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.58% 1.02% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.15% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 41
West Sussex median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.98% -16.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,800 £53,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1824 2180 2322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.44% 88.94% 88.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1996 2040
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick +21 14 £36,000 -28.36%
Crawley +34 10 £35,000 +2.94%
Worthing - 10 £37,500 -
Burgess Hill -7 4 - -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 27 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) HP UFT
4 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) Degree
5 12 (36.36%) HTML
6 11 (33.33%) CSS
6 11 (33.33%) XML
6 11 (33.33%) REST
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
7 10 (30.30%) Python
7 10 (30.30%) VBScript
7 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (27.27%) ISEB
8 9 (27.27%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) HP
10 7 (21.21%) SOAP
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) C#
10 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (21.21%) DOM
11 6 (18.18%) Retail
11 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Scrum
13 4 (12.12%) AOP
13 4 (12.12%) Ajax

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) HP UFT
2 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) JUnit
3 4 (12.12%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Test Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce Web Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Java Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) REST
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) DOM
3 7 (21.21%) SOAP
4 4 (12.12%) Ajax
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) JPA
4 4 (12.12%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) JSP
4 4 (12.12%) RESTful
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) Spring Boot
4 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Fintech
1 4 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) AOP
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) Functional Programming
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.12%) Microservices
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) VBScript
3 7 (21.21%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Groovy
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 9 (27.27%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) HP
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) AppDynamics
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Splunk